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Lot 257
  • 257

[Swift, Jonathan]

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1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Description

  • [Swift, Jonathan]
  • Travels into several remote nations of the world. In four parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, first a surgeon, and then a captain of several ships. Printed for Benj[amin] Motte, 1726
  • Paper
8vo (197 x 121mm.), 2 volumes, first edition, second printing, (Teerink's "AA" edition, with "second edition" on title-page of vol.2), engraved frontispiece in second state with inscription around the oval and printed on paper with vertical chainlines, five engraved maps and one plate, contemporary panelled calf, slightly soiled, occasional small stains, hinges cracked, binding scuffed and somewhat worn

Provenance

William Monson, bookplate

Literature

ESTC T139450; Rothschild 2107; Teerinck 290
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